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Helping Young People in the UK & Ireland Find Hope & Purpose

We continue to love and support young people in the UK & Ireland during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Find out more here.
OUR MISSION:

Life to the full.

We believe in young people and share the hope-filled message of jesus with them.
WATCH THIS VIDEO TO FIND OUT MORE.

Who We Are

at a Glance

1941

Young Life begins in the USA

In a town in Texas, at the request of his pastor, a young associate pastor named Jim Raybrun began showing young people how much God cares about them by showing up in their world and sharing the message of God's love through Jesus in ways and words they could understand and relate to.

2 million

young people reached by Young Life staff and leaders

Whether it's in cities or villages, towns or tower-blocks, in countries on every continent, Young Life leaders are working with over 2 million young people, right in their own neighborhoods.

100+

Countries with Young Life staff and leaders

Today, Young Life is a global organisation with local focus. You'll find Young Life leaders from diverse cultures, nationalities and backgrounds in over 100 countries around the world. ​

1999

YOUNG LIFE IS INVITED TO BEGIN IN THE UK & IRELAND

As Young Life's model of youth work continued growing healthily around the world, a group of adults from the UK and Ireland invited Young Life to begin working with young people in their communities.

307+

STAFF & VOLUNTEERS IN THE UK & IRELAND

Young Life International has 50+ staff and 250+ local volunteer leaders and committee members who enable the work with young people in local areas in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland and England.

4,448+

YOUNG PEOPLE INVOLVED ACROSS THE UK & IRELAND

In the UK & Ireland, 4,448+ young people are involved in a Young Life International activity on a weekly basis.

All of us here at Young Life International take safeguarding seriously – we’d love to tell you more about our approach.

Where To Find Us

You Were Made for this

 

Your story matters, and it can make a difference beyond what you imagine.

Volunteer your time to work directly with young people.

Support the staff and leaders as part of the local adult committee.

Give resources to start or sustain the financial foundation at the local or national level.

​ © 2004-2020 Young Life. All rights reserved.

Young Life International is a company limited by guarantee. Company Number: 04364093. Registered Charity Number 1090515 (England and Wales) and SC043473 (Scotland).

Young Life Ireland is a trading name of Young Life, a company limited by guarantee (company number: 638610), registered in the Republic of Ireland. Registered office: 388 North Circular Road, Phisborough, Dublin 7, D07T2R1.